October 1 marks the start of tax season in Alabama

October 1 marks the start of a busy season for Alabama motor vehicle and property owners.   All motor vehicle owners whose last name begins with U, V, W, X, Y, or Z may renew their annual registrations via the website at www.cullmanrevenuecommissioner.com, in person at the Cullman County Courthouse or any annex at Baileyton,…

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The 2020 census shaping Alabama’s future

The census is of critical importance to Alabama, yet many people have not yet completed their census.  Census results determine a myriad of funding streams to local communities like ours.   As of September 21, 2020, only 81.5% of Alabama households have been counted!   If this response rate does not change significantly, Alabama will…

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Maintaining social distancing while conducting business in the Revenue Commission office

As indicated in prior posts, the Revenue Commission office is ready for customer transactions with glass/plexiglass barriers at each clerk’s desk to separate customers from staff, as well as social distancing markers on the floor to aid customers in maintaining a six-foot space between others. Staff members clean surfaces contacted by customers after each customer…

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Alabama Department of Revenue extends motor vehicle registration deadline through July 17

The Alabama Department of Revenue Commissioner has issued an additional order extending the March, April, May, and June motor vehicle registration renewals through July 17, 2020. Please note, this extension only applies to vehicles that should have been registered/renewed in March, April, May, or June 2020 and only if the licensing office was closed at any time…

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In-person Revenue Commission activities resume May 13, 2020

The Cullman County Commission on Tuesday approved the resumption of customer-facing transactions in all its public locations beginning May 13, 2020. Social distancing guidelines will remain in place throughout all locations, and hand hygiene stations have been set up in the Cullman County Courthouse for guests. The Revenue Commission offices at the Cullman County Courthouse,…

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Alabama Department of Revenue extends tag deadlines to June 19

Many of the inquiries to the Revenue Commissioner during this time of Coronavirus closings pertain to motor vehicle purchases and either 1) renewing a tag 2) transferring a car tag or 3) obtaining a brand-new tag. Remember, the Alabama Department of Revenue has extended the deadline during this time to June 19, 2020. Beginning March…

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**UPDATED May 26, 2020: Revenue Commissioner announces change in venue, date of annual tax lien auction

Cullman County Revenue Commissioner, Barry Willingham, announced today a significant change for the annual tax lien auction. Originally scheduled for May 5, 2020 at the Cullman County Courthouse, the tax lien auction for unpaid 2019 ad valorem property taxes is rescheduled for Thursday, May 28 via *online* auction through govease.com. “This change will allow bidders…

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April 9 telephone system down

The Cullman County courthouse and all its related offices are experiencing spotty telephone service as of April 9. Tech support is working to remedy the problem with the telephone system vendors. The Revenue Commissioner and staff thank you for your patience as this problem is corrected. For email assistance, contact the Revenue Commissioner at revenue@co.cullman.al.us.

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